Do you have a Sony Cyber-shot digital camera? If so, it may be a DSC-TX55, TX66, TX100V, or TX200V 1920 x 1080 full HD camera. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX cameras provide you with stunning clarity and incredibly detailed playback of your memory. The recorded video file is AVCHD .mts/.m2ts format. As you know, AVCHD is not an ideal editing codec. Many softwares can't surpport the native AVCHD footages without plugin, like iMovie. Then how transfer Sony DSC-TX55/TX66/TX100V/TX200V to iMovie
for editing? The key it to encode AVCHD to the best codec AIC for iMovie on Mac OS X.
If we want to convert AVCHD to AIC for beforing copying to iMovie, we should download and install a top AVCHD Converter on Mac. Here I show you the best Sony AVCHD Converter for Mac
. I have successfully transcode AVCHD mts/m2ts to AIC .mov for editing in iMovie fastly in HD Video qaulity on my iMac. It is a professional AVCHD MTS/M2ST Converter and it has iMovie Built-in Profile. In a word, it is a easy to use convert tool. You can download the free trial and have a try.Guide: Convert Sony DSC-TX55/TX66/TX100V/TX200V AVCHD footages to iMovie on Mac
Step 1: Load Sony y Cyber-shot videos to the program
Run the Sony AVCHD for Mac Converter and load the .mts file via connecting your Camera to Apple computer. Or can just drag the .m2ts files if you’ve transferred the AVCHD files to your Apple hard drive disk.
Tip: To merge several .mts files together, you can tick off the Merge into one box. This Mac MTS Converter can also work as a MTS/M2TS files joiner
Step 2: Select output format for iMovie
Click the Format icon and select iMovie > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov) as output format.
Tip: If you wanna get a perfect output for iMovie, you can go to the Profile settings interface to customize the video size as 1920*1080, video frame rate as 30fps (25fps for PAL).
Step 3: Start Sony AVCHD to iMovie Mac conversion
Click the convert button; it will start to convert Sony Cybershot AVCHD footages to AIC
for iMovie on Mac OS X immediately.
The conversion will need several minutes. After that, the AIC .mov files are ready for importing to iMovie for editing on Mac without rendering or any other problem.
Related guides:Import Sony DSC-TX20 1080/60i AVCHD to FCP XConvert Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX10 to FCPSony DSC-RX100 1080/60p MTS to Final Cut Pro 7Sony DSC-HX30V AVCHD Files to FCP 7 on MacTranscode DSC-HX9V MTS to HDV 1080i50 for FCPImport Sony DSC-WX5 AVCHD to iMovie 08/09/11Convert Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V AVCHD to iMovieTransfer Sony DSC-TX10/TX20 AVCHD to Adobe Premiere Pro Mac